Apple Iphone Xr 256gb Vs Apple Iphone 12 Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Apple iPhone Xr 256gb vs Apple iPhone 12

Should you buy Apple iPhone XR 256GB or Apple iPhone 12? Find out which mobile phone is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of price and key specs like performance, price, camera, display, ram, storage, battery capacity,... operating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsApple iPhone XR 256GBApple iPhone 12
Price91900.048990.0
Operating SystemiOS v12.0iOS v14
Camera12 MP And 7 MP12 MP + 12 MP And 12 MP
Display6.1 inches (15.49 cm)6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
Battery2942 mAh2815 mAh
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Key Specs
Battery
Battery 2942 mAh 2815 mAh
Display
Display 6.1 inches (15.49 cm) 6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
Front Camera
Front Camera 7 MP 12 MP
Processor
Processor - Apple A14 Bionic
Rear Camera
Rear Camera 12 MP 12 MP + 12 MP
Battery
Capacity
Capacity 2942 mAh 2815 mAh
Quick Charging
Quick Charging Yes, Fast: 50 % in 30 minutes Yes, Fast, 20W: 50 % in 30 minutes
Removable
Removable - No
Type
Type Li-ion Li-ion
USB Type-C
USB Type-C No No
User Replaceable
User Replaceable No -
Wireless Charging
Wireless Charging Yes Yes
Camera
Autofocus
Autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus
Camera Features
Camera Features 5 x Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus 5 x Digital Zoom 2 x Optical Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus
Camera Setup
Camera Setup Single Single
Flash
Flash Yes, Retina Flash Yes, Retina Flash
Front Camera Physical Aperture
Front Camera Physical Aperture F2.2 -
Image Resolution
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels 4000 x 3000 Pixels
Main Camera Physical Aperture
Main Camera Physical Aperture F1.8 -
OIS
OIS - Yes
Optical Image Stabilisation
Optical Image Stabilisation Yes -
Resolution
Resolution 7 MP f/2.2, Primary Camera(32 mm focal length) 12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(23 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size)
Sensor
Sensor BSI Sensor -
Settings
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Burst mode Continuous Shooting Burst mode
Video Recording
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 3840x2160 @ 24 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Video Recording Features
Video Recording Features Optical Image stabilization Slo-motion Night Time-Lapse Audio Zoom Stereo recording
Design
Build Material
Build Material Back: Gorilla Glass Back: Gorilla Glass
Colours
Colours Black, Blue, Red, White, Yellow, Coral Black, Blue, Green, Purple, Red, White
Height
Height 150.9 mm 146.7 mm
Ruggedness
Ruggedness Dust proof Dust proof
Thickness
Thickness 8.3 mm 7.4 mm
Waterproof
Waterproof Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1 meter), IP67 Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meter), IP68
Weight
Weight 194 grams 162 grams
Width
Width 75.7 mm 71.5 mm
Display
Aspect Ratio
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
Bezelless Display
Bezelless Display Yes with notch Yes
Brightness
Brightness 625 nits 625 nits
Display Type
Display Type IPS LCD OLED
HDR 10 / HDR+ support
HDR 10 / HDR+ support - Yes
Pixel Density
Pixel Density 324 ppi 457 ppi
Refresh Rate
Refresh Rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
Screen Protection
Screen Protection Yes Yes
Screen Resolution
Screen Resolution 828 x 1792 pixels -
Screen Size
Screen Size 6.1 inches (15.49 cm) 6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
Screen To Body Ratio Calculated
Screen To Body Ratio Calculated 79.79 % -
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) - 86.89 %
Touch Screen
Touch Screen Yes, , Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
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Brand
Brand Apple Apple
Fingerprint Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor No -
Launch Date
Launch Date October 26, 2018 (Official) October 18, 2020 (Official)
Model
Model iPhone XR 256GB -
Network
Network 5G: Not Supported in India,
4G: Available Supported in India,
3G: Available, 2G: Available
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Operating System
Operating System iOS v12.0 iOS v14
Multimedia
Audio Features
Audio Features Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Audio Jack
Audio Jack Lightning Lightning
Fm Radio
FM Radio No No
Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
Network & Connectivity
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Yes, v5.0 Yes, v5.0
GPS
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
NFC Yes Yes
Network Support
Network Support 5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G 5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G
SAR Value
SAR Value Head: 1.13 W/kg, Body: 1.16 W/kg -
SIM 1
SIM 1 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N20 / N25 / N28 / N66 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N71 / N77 / N78 / N79 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
SIM 2
SIM 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
SIM Size
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM
SIM Slot(s)
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
USB Connectivity
USB Connectivity USB 2.0 -
VoLTE
VoLTE Yes Yes
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi - Yes, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 b/g/n/ax), MIMO
Wi-Fi Calling
Wi-Fi Calling - Yes
Wi-Fi Features
Wi-Fi Features - Mobile Hotspot
WiFi
WiFi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO -
Wifi Calling
Wifi Calling Yes -
Wifi Features
Wifi Features Mobile Hotspot -
Performance
Architecture
Architecture 64 bit 64 bit
Bootup Time Tested By 91mobiles
Bootup Time Tested By 91mobiles 32.0 s -
CPU
CPU - Hexa Core (3.1 GHz, Dual core, Firestorm + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Icestorm)
Chipset
Chipset Apple A12 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
Coprocessor
Coprocessor M12 Apple M14 motion
Fabrication
Fabrication - 5 nm
Graphics
Graphics Apple GPU (four-core graphics) Apple GPU (four-core graphics)
Processor
Processor Hexa Core (2.49 GHz, Dual core, Vortex + 1.52 GHz, Quad core, Tempest) -
Processor Fabrication
Processor Fabrication 7 nm -
RAM type
RAM Type LPDDR4X LPDDR4
Ram
RAM 3 GB 4 GB
Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor - No
Other Sensors
Other Sensors - Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Smart TV Features
Camera
Camera 12 MP -
Special Features
Applications
Applications iTunes Store, FaceTime, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends -
Other Sensors
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope -
Storage
Expandable Memory
Expandable Memory No No
Internal Memory
Internal Memory 256 GB 64 GB
Storage Type
Storage Type NVMe NVMe
User Available Storage
User Available Storage Up to 245 GB -
Scoring parameters
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